Seasonal vacancies

If general orchard work during the winter season suits you, OPAC is keen to hear from you.  Full training will be provided.  Click here to find out more information.

Not sure where you may fit into the OPAC family?  If you have a positive, can-do attitude, a willingness to be flexible and a hunger for learning, please fill out and submit the general online application form (see below) or pick a hard copy up from our office in Opotiki.  This link will download a hard copy application form for your convenience.

Please note, all information collected in our application form is for the purposes of assessing your suitability for employment at OPAC.

  • This application is for employment at OPAC and forms part of the conditions of employment.
  • Applicants must be 16 years of age or more.
  • The completion of this form does not indicate there is any obligation on the company to engage the applicant.
  • Please note that if you are not a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident, you are required to provide evidence of your New Zealand work entitlement when applying for a position.  Please attach a copy of your passport and work visa.  Applications will only be considered where evidence of New Zealand working rights are provided.

Personal Details



In case of emergency who do we contact?

Skills and Licences

List all relevant qualifications/certificates/licences etc. eg First Aid Certificate, Forklift Licence. Attach C.V. if you have one.
*If applying for a driving/equipment role, licences are required.


Employment History


Name a person who will give you a reference (excluding family members)


Health and Safety

If yes please specify/give details below








Infectious Diseases: Campylobacter, Chicken Pox, Conjunctivitis (viral & bacterial), Cryptosporidium Giardia, Gastroenteritis (viral), Glandular Fever, Hand/Foot and Mouth Disease, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Measles, Meningitis (Meningococcal), Mumps, Rubella, Ringworm, Salmonella, Scabies, Slapped Cheek, Streptococcal Sore Throat, Whooping Cough (Pertussis), Other


What is your preferred choice of work?


Packhouse Positions Available
(Please rank your selection from 1 to 3 as your preferred position down)








Are you legally entitled to work in New Zealand?







Please note you will be required to show your photo ID or passport to the employment officer when applying for a position

Criminal Offences




Supporting Documentation


Declaration and Consent- Please read carefully

I consent to OPAC seeking information, on a confidential basis, about me from any previous employers or referees and authorise the information sought to be released for the purposes of ascertaining my suitability for the position for which I am applying. The information received by OPAC is supplied in confidence, and evaluative material will not be disclosed. I also consent to OPAC seeking information from the Government Agencies or providing information to Government Agencies for employment related purposes.

For the purpose of providing a safe and healthy workplace, I acknowledge that I will be asked to undergo a pre-employment drug test. Refusal to undergo a drug test or a failed test will result in me not being employed. If I am employed before the results of my pre-employment drug test are available and/or receive a failed result, then my employment will terminated immediately. I also acknowledge that I may be drug/alcohol tested, following a workplace accident/incident, reasonable cause and randomly tested. Refusal to undergo a drug/alcohol is considered serious misconduct and may result in immediate dismissal.

I declare that all the information supplied in this application is true and correct and I understand that if any incorrect, misleading or suppressed information on this form or on any other document provided to OPAC in any form whatsoever by any means, may lead to disqualification, or if appointed, to termination.